Peacock Damsel, Pomacentrus pavo (Bloch 1787)

Other Names: Azure Damsel, Blue Damsel, Peacock Damsel-fish, Sapphire Damselfish, Sapphire Demoiselle

A Peacock Damsel, Pomacentrus pavo, on Osprey Reef in the Coral Sea, July 2015. Source: Ian Shaw / License: CC by Attribution-NonCommercial

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Peacock Damsel, Pomacentrus pavo (Bloch 1787)

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Rowley Shoals (17°20'S) and Scott Reef (14°03'S), WA, Hibernia Reef, Timor Sea (11°59'S), to Sydney, NSW (33°53'S), Ashmore Reef (10°27'S) and Osprey Reef (11°50'S) Coral Sea, Lord Howe Island and Norfolk Island; tropical, Indo-west-central Pacific.


Dianne J. Bray

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CAAB Code:37372122

Habitat:Reef associated

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